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The article features a brief summary of The Echo through history from its beginnings as "L'Eco Del Rhode Island" in 1897 to its incantation of the time as "The Echo" from 1973. The article explores logistical history of the newspaper's printing and ownership as well as services and interactions with the community it had throughout those years.

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To appreciate the present Echo, we must understand what transpired to arrive at the present, voluminous, expressive voice of our community.

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